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I have a GE Gas Cooktop with a downdraft vent, model JGP389. Problem is the downdraft will not turn off. I used the grill side that automatically turns on/off the vent when the grill burners are used. Now, when the burner is turned off, the vent fan keeps running. Removed the burners and still no fix. Unplugging the unit is the only way to turn it off.

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The outer ring of the element is most likely broken. You'll need to replace the element.

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SOURCE: GE Cooktop burner doesn't click or light.

Remove all the burner heads and lift the top. Sometimes easier said than done. How do you know it is the module? It could be a cracked insulator on the ignitor. To verify you can swap two of the connections on the module and if it lights then it is the module.
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SOURCE: The igniter on the right front burner of my GE Gas Cooktop

all burner igniters work at the same time - you may have a faulty electronic spark unit. change the spark unit. go to repair clinic dot come for the unit. also would be wise to check the ingniter start switch on the gas burner control knob

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SOURCE: The igniter on the right front burner of my GE Gas Cooktop

the very first thing i would do here is to check the ignitor itself
under the head cap you should see two screws, once those are out you will be able to lift the burner plate, lift the burner plate, you will see, or should see the ignitor, and the wire.
i check this for voltage by unplugging the ignitor and olding the wire close to a ground, the metal body is good. Turn on the ignitor, becareful it is live. yhou shgould see a spark comming from the wire
if not check to make sure that wire is in position and on the spark module
if you do see a spark this way, just order the replacement ignitor
and install it when it arrives
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Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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